People don’t want to save the planet, people are afraid to get inconvenienced and guilt-ridden about their childrens' future. They only care about themselves and it’s going to destroy our social welfare societies. George Carlin called it thirty years ago.
On this episode of The Private Citizen I talk about environmentalism and other injustices destroying or societies today.
This show was not recorded live on Twitch as usual and because of this, there is also no video version of this episode on YouTube. I just didn’t have the time to make it happen for this one. But rest assured, livestreams and video recordings will be back.
The People Are Fucked
These ideas about environmentalism and what is wrong with it crystallised in my mind over the last few years and also during this week, especially when I remembered this video of George Carlin, taken from his film Jammin' in New York.
There is no listener feedback in this episode for logistical reasons. Your feedback is nonetheless important to me and I will address it at a later date.
If you have any thoughts on the things discussed in this or previous episodes, please join our forum and compare notes with other producers. You can also contact me in several other, more private ways.
If you are writing in from Russia, you might want to use my whistleblower contact form.
Toss a Coin to Your Podcaster
I am a freelance journalist and writer, volunteering my free time because I love digging into stories and because I love podcasting. If you want to help keep The Private Citizen on the air, consider becoming one of my Patreon supporters.
You can also support the show by sending money to via PayPal, if you prefer.
This is entirely optional. This show operates under the value-for-value model, meaning I want you to give back only what you feel this show is worth to you. If that comes down to nothing, that’s OK with me. But if you help out, it’s more likely that I’ll be able to keep doing this indefinitely.
Thanks and Credits
I’d like to credit everyone who’s helped with any aspect of this production and thus became a part of the show. I am thankful to the following people, who have supported this episode through Patreon and PayPal and thus keep this show on the air:
Galteran, Rhodane the Insane, Steve Hoos, Butterbeans, Michael Small, 1i11g, Jonathan M. Hethey, Michael Mullan-Jensen, Jaroslav Lichtblau, Dave, Jackie Plage, Sandman616, ikn, Bennett Piater, Rizele, Vlad, avis, Joe Poser, Dirk Dede, Fadi Mansour, Kai Siers, David Potter, Mika, Cam, MrAmish, IndieGameiacs, Robert Forster, Captain Egghead, RJ Tracey, krunkle, Rick Bragg, RikyM, Barry Williams, Jonathan, astralc, Superuser, D and Florian Pigorsch.
Many thanks to my Twitch subscribers: Mike_TheDane, l_terrestris_jim, mtesauro, pkeymer, BaconThePork, IndigoCharlie, capn_egghead, Stoopidenduser, centurioapertus and redeemerf.
I am also thankful to Bytemark, who are providing the hosting for this episode’s audio file.
The show’s theme song is Acoustic Routes by Raúl Cabezalí. It is licensed via Jamendo Music. Other music and some sound effects are licensed via Epidemic Sound. This episode’s ending song is The Ballroom Twist by Chris Shards.